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A boy, Grayson Michael Jones, 7 pounds, 2 ounces, was born June 25 to parents Meaghan and Travis Jones of John Day. Grandparents are Jeff and Christy Keffer of Bates and Mike and Pat Jones of …

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JOHN DAY—Yes, the center is still closed for dining in, so our greeters were Hot and Hotter, and our server was Sunshine at 110 degrees.

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Madison Whitmore feeds her pig every morning, but Saturday, the Grant County High School junior had to make mud so the hog could cool off in the sweltering heat.

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Chill, subtle winds blew on July 8 in John Day with a cerulean sky accompanied by socially distanced clouds. The time arrived to explore the recently finished Davis Creek Park that provided a …

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Jennifer I. McCloskey was named to the scholastic honor roll for spring term 2020 at Oregon State University.

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Christmas morning, kids wake up as excitement fills the air at the chance to open gifts with family — a feeling comparable to when Darian Maynard returned to the Grant County dispatch center t…

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Kevin Michael Eddy, son of Greg and Debbie Eddy of Canyon City, recently graduated from Oregon Institute of Technology in Klamath Falls. He earned a Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude, in re…

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As coronavirus cases spiked and hospital beds filled up across the state, Grant County communities found alternative ways to celebrate the Fourth of July.

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While the Fourth of July will look much different this year with big gatherings and many fireworks shows being canceled, residents will be able to celebrate the holiday in Monument.

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More than 7,000 students representing all 50 states and 73 countries have earned degrees as part of Oregon State University’s class of 2020.

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JOHN DAY—I have news! I don’t know your name. I’m ready to sit down with friends and have a wonderful lunch and draw names for door prizes and, yes, the silent auction. Wow, I saw one of the a…

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Oregon Connections Academy, the state’s longest-running tuition-free online public charter school, recently honored nearly 500 seniors with a virtual graduation ceremony.

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While there were modifications and bad weather during the 99th celebration of ’62 Days, community members still came to help out and enjoy the event.

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Corey Jenkins and Skylar Powell both earned Bachelor of Science degrees in agricultural science from Oregon State University June 2020. Jenkins is a graduate of Crane High School. Powell is a …

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JoLynne Ashley, salutatorian for Prairie City School’s class of 2020, has earned two local art scholarships from the Grant County Art Association and the Juniper Arts Council.

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Grant Union graduate Reitta Wyllie has again earned academic accolades at Northwest Nazarene University.

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Eastern Oregon University’s 2020 President’s Scholar completed her degree in December and is already taking her next step toward a career in helping others.

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As social-distancing rules put the kibosh on many Grant County pastimes, recreational morel mushroom hunting is not one of them.

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Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative announced 26 local students have been selected to receive college scholarships.

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The Grant County Community Blood Drive was recognized for the outstanding participation in blood donation for its March 2020 drive. The assigned goal for the two-day drive was exceeded both days.

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